November 27, Delhi Metro: And rightly so, because Delhi has more cars than Mumbai, Chennai and Calcutta put together. Inthere were 74 lakh cars registered just within Delhi, not counting the NCR area, and the number was still growing.
Four new certifications have been announced. PEER recognizes industry leaders for improving efficiency, day-to-day reliability and overall resiliency when it comes to severe events, such as flooding and hurricanes.
PEER is for all power systems and includes guidance for cities, utilities, campuses and transit. The new version of PEER delivers a simple, streamlined system to document sustainability improvements to power systems at different levels.
With PEER, we see a huge market transformation opportunity for the power sector. After Superstorm Sandy inNYU Langone rose to the challenge of becoming more resilient by implementing its vision of building a more unified campus that includes sustainable architecture, healthy interiors and energy management as key focus areas.
NYU Langone has since become a leader in resilient and sustainable design, with a new combined heat and power plant, emergency generators, and boilers in the building, as well as significant campus perimeter protection and flood prevention measures.
This is the first PEER-certified transit project in the world.
The certification applies to its Blue Line, covering 51 stations in India. Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters: Through its municipally owned utility, Glasgow EPB, Glasgow is using its broadband network and advanced metering to reshape electric power demand using time of use rates and interactive load management.
Nonvolumetric retail rates are allowing more stable revenue streams, which Glasgow is using to build a more robust and sustainable local electric grid.
InUSGBC created LEED as a result of collaboration with the building industry at a time when there was growing demand for greener, healthier buildings, but no clear definition or path forward. Additional projects registered and pursuing certification include City of Minster, Ohio; Ft.
Our power and infrastructure was designed to provide business continuity during potentially disruptive environmental and economic forces that are likely to shape the coming decades. PEER certification has offered us an opportunity to assess the quality of our work to date, identify areas for improvement and benchmark progress against other world-class campuses, so that we can be a sustainable enterprise and deliver world-class care and research far into the future.
However, PEER provides a rating system, to benchmark and evaluate these efforts and motivate the participants to strive for improvement. We are proud to be part of this rating system and wish all success to GBCI in their endeavors.
With our trusted partner Duke Energy Renewables, our Microgrids-as-a-Service offering is helping companies and communities develop a road map for more sustainable energy usage and to have further autonomy of their energy usage. The City of Glasgow serves as an example of resilient electricity system design for a smaller community.
The certification validates their accomplishments, sets a benchmark for other communities, and translates into something meaningful to its customers:Vision.
To create an energy efficient Metro Rail System of International standard which will enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Nagpur and be instrumental in the overall development of the city by making it more vibrant & attractive and utilize the full potential of .
New Delhi, September 17 In a first-of-its-kind initiative launched by a non-profit body headed by the Prime Minister and a peripheral wing of AIIMS, senior citizens will teach underprivileged.
Cause and Impact of Delhi’s Population Explosion Like many other large cities of developing nations, the co-existence of plush localities and sprawling slum is not uncommon.
New Delhi, September 17 In a first-of-its-kind initiative launched by a non-profit body headed by the Prime Minister and a peripheral wing of AIIMS, senior citizens will teach underprivileged. Metro Delhi International School (MDIS) Metro Delhi International School is an international school that runs an American curriculum. The school is founded on Christian values and all subjects are taught from a biblical worldview. The Delhi Metro alone cannot solve the ailing public transport crisis in the capital. With a public bus service, there has been no drop in the number of new vehicles registered in Delhi every day.
In June , there was a much-publicised citizen protest against the move, with Delhi’s residents even going to court. It also resulted in a political slugfest between three major political parties of Delhi – the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Indian National Congress.
Delhi’s grim distinction is that it has even higher levels of PM10, as well as of the smaller particulates, PM, that are more likely to kill because they go deeper into the lungs.
URBAN INDIA is a bi-annual journal published by the National Institute of Urban Affairs, New Delhi. The July-December issue (Volume 37, No. 2), covers articles focusing on monetization of urban land, informal manufacturing sector, quality of life, linkages between urbanization and development, challenges of migration and social protection, influence of urbanization on soil infiltration.